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Stories from Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Culligan business is sold (07/13/05)
**Burkhardts purchase Cherokee business from Smiths By Paul Struck, Editor A 63-year-old Cherokee business, well known on a personal basis to residents throughout the county, has changed hands. Retaining its long history of local ownership, Stuart's Water Conditioning at 504 W. Elm St. in Cherokee, was recently purchased by Blaine and Donna Burkhardt of Cherokee...
CCUSO causes jail concerns (07/13/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor The Cherokee County Jail is getting an increasing number of inmates from the Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders (CCUSO), according to Cherokee County Sheriff Dave Scott in comments to the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...
Washta youth to ride in NBHA competition (07/13/05)
**By Ken Ross, Managing editor An 11-year-old rural Washta girl is one of only four Iowans to qualify for competition in the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) Youth World Championships later this month in Jackson, Mississippi. Tally Roepke, daughter of Blake and Tammy Roepke, has been riding horses for as long as she can remember and is excited to be participating in the . Tammy said she took her daughter on her first horse ride when she was two weeks old...
Aurelia reunion is approaching (07/13/05)
**By Dan Whitney, Correspondent An all-school reunion in is expected to bring a good number of alumni to Aurelia according to All-School Reunion Committee members Nancy Webb and Paula Weathers who reported to the Aurelia School Board on Monday evening...
School election filing time (07/13/05)
**By Ken Ross As of Monday, board secretaries will be accepting nomination petitions for election to school boards. Petitions may be filed from July 11 through Aug. 4 to be placed on the ballot for the Sept. 13 election. The number of signatures required on a nomination petition varies according to the number of voters in the district. ...
Junior golf scores big in Marcus (07/13/05)
**By Nancy Nelson, Staff Writer For a second year a Junior Golf League was organized in Marcus. Organizers Gerri Lynn Specht, Rob Wendt, and Keith Hauschildt organized and offered the league to second through eighth grade students. The Marcus Golf Club offers the course to the league each Friday morning for six weeks...
Cleghorn works for convenience store (07/13/05)
**By Nancy Hohbach Many members of the Cleghorn community turned out for a meeting last week to learn about the possibility of erecting a convenience station at an estimated cost of $750,000. It will provide a place for local residents to pick up grocery items or pizza, chicken and many other favorite prepared foods in addition to fuel for their vehicles. Ron Wetherell welcomed a good sized group...
Sidney Stoltenberg sizzles as Roosevelt's reader (07/13/05)
**By Ron Flewelling With the new season well upon us and the area's sun bunnies are already working on their tans, in Cherokee it's three cheers and a sizzling summer hooray for Sidney Stoltenberg as she accepts the nod as Roosevelt's June Reader of the Month...
Johnson / Luetkeman (07/13/05)
The parents of Jennifer Johnson and Chris Luetkeman announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their children. Jennifer is the daughter of James and Janell Johnson of Cherokee. She is a 1997 graduate of Washington High School and a 2002 graduate of Wayne State College with a B.S. in Exercise Science. She is also an EMT-B and currently employed at Sports Rehab in Cherokee...
Spencer / Talbert (07/13/05)
Phil and Patty Spencer of Meriden announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Ann Spencer, of Kingsley to Luke Talbert of Kingsley, son of Dana and Audrey Talbert of Washta. Lisa is a graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School and a May 2005 graduate of Morningside College. ...
Now and Again: Patriotism is a way of life (07/13/05)
Each year we celebrate the birth of this great nation. It means more to me than most people know. My dad spent 22 years in the Army and retired after proudly serving his country. In that time the military sent us to many places and it enabled us to experience those places and the people in a way that no vacation would ever come close to. ...